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Machete-wielding park worker arrested for Byram assault

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Greenwich Police have arrested a 70-year-old town parks employee following a violent, machete-swinging outburst against a fellow worker at Byram Park Friday morning. Basil Passerelli, of Homestead Lane, allegedly snapped during a workplace argument, pushing and grabbing another employee by the throat while a small group of witnesses looked on. Passerelli is now facing charges […] [Read More]

GPD: Stamford woman attacked car, terrorized Byram family

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Greenwich Police have arrested a Stamford woman after she allegedly followed an ex-boyfriend to his Greenwich home and attacked his vehicle, his wife and children in sight. Laila Sahraoui, 38, is now facing  a number of charges including  driving with intent to harass, risk of injury to a minor and second-degree breach of peace, among others. […] [Read More]
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Gianfranco Romero sparked a lockdown at Greenwich High School last spring after he told classmates he had a gun in his backpack. No weapon was ever recovered.

Man behind 2013 GHS lockdown arrested on assault charges

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The man responsible for sending Greenwich High School into lockdown last spring was arrested Wednesday on charges stemming from a Byram assault. Gianfranco Romero, 20, now of Bridgeport, but formerly of N. Water Street, allegedly violated a protective order against him in what police are calling an incident of domestic violence. According to Greenwich Police, […] [Read More]
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A preview of Memorial Day weekend events

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Greenwich will hold a number of events this Memorial Day weekend to honor the nation’s fallen troops. Here’s a look at some of the main events. The Byram Veterans Association will hold its Memorial Day parade on Sunday, stepping off at 2 p.m. at the Byram Veterans Club at 300 Delavan Ave. The parade will […] [Read More]

Elderly Byram man arrested after gun ruse at construction site

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An 86-year-old Byram man is accused of firing a starter pistol toward a  construction site in broad daylight, police said in an effort to bother noisy workers. Robert Mock, of 185 Byram Shore  Road, is now facing a number of charges, including  illegal use of a facsimile firearm, threatening and reckless endangerment. According to police […] [Read More]
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WWII-era song and dance troupe to play Byram Park

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Break out that poodle dress and dust off your brogues. Wartime song-and-dance troupe the Glamour Girls Swing is set to hit Byram Park on June 16 from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. for an evening of swing standards from the 1940s and 50s. While the show may feature USO-ready classics by The Andrew Sisters and […] [Read More]

Drop-off tomorrow at St. Paul’s for book & media sale

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Have forgotten about that stack of beach books you read several summers ago? Is there a pile of action movie DVDs buried in your basement? Well, you might be done with them, but someone else would surely be thrilled to pick them up. The Byram Shubert Library will be accepting drop-off donations of books, CDs, […] [Read More]

Local woman arrested after domestic assault

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A Greenwich woman is facing charges for assault after the victim of the attack ran into the street screaming for help in the early hours of Saturday May 3. The man’s shouting and calls for neighbors to call the police started residents of High Street in Byram, who quickly reported the incident to officers. According […] [Read More]
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Arrests made after South Water Street tussle

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A pair of Greenwich teens have been arrested after an after-school brawl in a Byram pocket park last  week. The teens — one-17 year-old, who was not identified due to his age, and Matthew White, 18, of  171 South Water St.– are both second-degree breach of peace charges. The juvenile also garnered a third-degree assault […] [Read More]
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Fake chimney sweeps busted in Byram scam

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Greenwich Police have arrested three Long Island men posing as chimney sweeps in an attempt to scam an elderly Byram resident. John Andrews, 57, Johnathan Soroush, 24, and Lewis Tacktill, 33, all of Ronkonkomo, N.Y., are facing charges for second-degree larceny and illegal use of a fictitious trade name, among several others. According to police […] [Read More]
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